By Staff

BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,184 new confirmed COVID cases and 21 additional deaths in the state on Tuesday.

Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 763,859. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 18,293.

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There were 54,597 total new tests reported.

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As of Tuesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.79%.

There are 584 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness.

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There are also 166 patients currently in intensive care. Staff